Minister: Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors
Agency: Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors


Forensic Disability Act 2011 No. 13

Table of Reprints

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
01 July 2011

majority of provs commenced

01 October 2011 2011 Act No. 13
01 July 2012 2012 Act No. 92012 Act No. 10
20 May 2013 2013 Act No. 13
01 July 2014 10 October 2016 2006 Act No. 12(amd 2014 Act No. 12)2014 Act No. 26
05 March 2017 06 March 2017 2016 Act No. 5
06 March 2018 17 May 2018

prov exp 5 March 2018

List of Legislation

Forensic Disability Act 2011 No. 13

date of assent 19 May 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 216–222, 234, 255(1) (to the extent it omits defs mechanical restraint, seclusion), 255(2) (to the extent it ins defs mechanical restraint, seclusion) of the Mental Health Act 2000 commenced 1 October 2011 (2011 SL No. 121 item 2)

sch 2 pt 2 amdts 8–21 of the Mental Health Act 2000 commenced 1 October 2011 immediately after the commencement of the provisions that commenced 1 October 2011 (2011 SL No. 121 item 3)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2011 (2011 SL No. 121 item 1)

Amending legislation

Disability Services Act 2006 No. 12 ss 1–2, 333 sch 2 (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 04 April 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 95 )

Amending legislation

Communities Legislation (Funding Red Tape Reduction) Amendment Act 2014 No. 12 ss 1–2, 73–74 (amends 2006 No. 12 above)

date of assent 09 April 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 95 )

Forensic Disability Act 2011 No. 13 ch 1 pt 1, s 270 sch 2 pt 1

date of assent 19 May 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 October 2011 immediately after the commencement of the provisions that commenced 1 October 2011 (2011 SL No. 121 item 4)

Health and Hospitals Network and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 9 ss 1–2, 54 sch

date of assent 27 June 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2012 (see s 2(1))

Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amendment Act 2012 No. 10 pts 1, 7

date of assent 27 June 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2012 (see s 2)

Health Practitioner Registration and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 13 ss 1–2(1), pt 6

date of assent 27 March 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 20 May 2013 (2013 SL No. 69 item 1)

Public Guardian Act 2014 No. 26 ss 1–2(1), ch 8 pt 8

date of assent 28 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (see s 2(1))

Mental Health Act 2016 No. 5

date of assent 04 March 2016

ch 1 pt 1 hdgs, ss 3—4, pts 2–4, chs 2—21 schs 1—4 comm 5 March 2017 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2))

Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 32

date of assent 13 September 2017

ss 4(2), (4), (6) and (7), 5–8, 13–15, 20, 25–29, 30(2) and (3), 31, 35(2), 39–42, 44–49, 51, 52 (to the extent it ins ss 320, 322–323), 53–54, 57(1), (2) and (3), 58–61, 67, 72 (to the extent it ins the note), 78–82, pts 4–5, sch 1 not yet proclaimed into force (see s 2 (1))

Forensic Disability Act 2011

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